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Last Call for Improv Comedy L1 Course February 2016

We Want You To have fun, express yourself and learn how to create unique, amazing and spontaneous theatre. We’ll take you through a six week course designed to prime your improvising mind with exercises, games and practice. Maybe you’ve done some improv before but would like the chance to be focussed like a

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MissImp improv comedy beginners course starts next week!

Improvisation – A Skill For Life There are thousands of courses out there to develop yourself professionally and personally. Some are fun, some are focussed intently on one narrow aspect of information management. There are a handful of skills which you can apply to everything you do and which will

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Improv Jam: Thursday 25 April 2013

This week’s jam: Inspiration Important venue info: This week we’re at 8 Stoney Street (opposite The Old Angel Pub) at 7.30pm. Despite heating, it can get a little chilly so wrap up warm! This week’s jam is run by: Parky It’s me again this week, with the third in a

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Improv jam: Thursday 18 April 2013

This week’s jam: Don’t be Pig 1 or Pig 2 Important venue info: This week we’re at 8 Stoney Street (opposite The Old Angel Pub) at 7.30pm. Despite heating, it can get a little chilly so wrap up warm! This week’s jam is run by: Parky Those of you who

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Teen Imps starts Today! Thursday 4th October

Improv Comedy for Teenagers Tonight we begin a brave and awesome experiment – teaching improv to the teenagers of Nottingham. Why would you want to do it? It’s the best possible thing you can do for fun and we think that if you start doing improv when you’re young you

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Wash that dirty mouth

This week’s jam is a follow up/inspiration from Nick Parkhouse’s jam 2 weeks ago. This week’s jam is run by: David. It’s baaaaack! The clean jam! This week we try to make funny scenes without resorting to sex jokes and falling back on “easier” humour. Yes sex jokes are funny,

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Oxjam Beeston Takeover Comedy Afternoon

What ho! Oxjam Music Festival is taking over Beeston (and Chilwell) this Saturday 22nd October and MissImp have been drafted in to even up the balance with an afternoon of comedy! I (Nick) am compereing the show from 2-5pm at Latino’s Restaurant on the High Street in Chilwell. We’ve got

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The Clapping Jam

By Nick Parkhouse (4) Ah, the Hopkinson Gallery.  With its lack of heating, its over-running yoga pupils and its one, lonely fluorescent light, it truly is the Room of Kings.  The latest addition to the already-bloody-constricted-by-the-roof-pillars venue is an erotic dancing pole, which should come in useful and in no

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Improv Jam – Thursday 29 October 2015

This week’s jam: Gender Swap This week’s improv jam is brought to you by: Parky   This week’s jam is simple – in every scene you will play a character of the opposite gender from you. This quote from Chicago Now  neatly covers what we are not doing this week – playing boring stereotypes

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During the coronavirus outbreak, MissImp has continued to offer entirely free online activities for our community, including commissioning an ongoing series of paid virtual drop-ins from improvisers around the world, fortnightly online Gorilla Burger shows and more. If you’d like to help us keep these activities going and keep our lights on we’d be immensely grateful. Together, we can get through this.


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